Spotify Files Complaint In Europe About Apple's 'Unfair' Fees — www.forbes.com
Music streaming service Spotify has filed a complaint with the European Commission, alleging that Apple’s App Store is stifling competition.
According to MQA, it uses a process called ‘music origami’, which ‘folds’ master files into smaller files that can be streamed on the go.
Red Hot Chili Peppers to Live-Stream Show From Egypt's Pyramids — www.billboard.com
Red Hot Chili Peppers announced details Tuesday (March 12) about their upcoming show at Egypt’s Great Pyramids of Giza.
De La Soul’s Long, Still-Incomplete Journey to the Digital Era — slate.com
Plans for a 30th anniversary digital release felt apart at the last minute. Will we ever get to stream De La Soul?
The good and bad of attending the legendary musician’s MSG show with headphones in your ears.
'Straight Up Lies': Industry Reactions to Spotify's Royalty Rate Explanation — www.billboard.com
Spotify’s blog post offering its rationale for appealing court-ordered royalty rates for songwriters has been given less-than-stellar reviews from several influential figures across the music business.
International music industry convention Midem has unveiled its jury for this year’s Midemlab music startup competition.
Consumer commerce has long emphasized marketing to millennials due to the peak of purchasing power this young demographic has reached
Groups Battle To Create Music Collective for Streaming Royalties — news.bloomberglaw.com
Music industry groups that banded together to help overhaul U.S. music copyright law are now working together on a new system to distribute billions of dollars in digital streaming revenue.
A Guide to the Royalties Battle Between Streaming Services and Songwriters — pitchfork.com
Trade groups say the streaming services are essentially suing songwriters. Spotify says it’s not as simple as just paying songwriters more. The truth is, it’s complicated.
Canada's Much Channel Slashes Music Video Airtime, Citing Poor Ratings — www.billboard.com
Canadian TV station Much, known for three decades as MuchMusic, essentially the nation’s MTV, has announced it is cutting its video play to an hour each day.